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Worksheet for Feasibility, Implementation, and Monitoring of Imported Fortified Rice

When rice is shipped, the imported commodity is usually milled rice, rather than paddy rice. At various points in the imported rice supply chain, rice can be fortified with vitamins and mineral to improve the nutrient intake of consumers. This worksheet will guide stakeholders in countries considering mandating fortification of rice imports. Part A: Decide …

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Industry Self-Regulation of Food Fortification Compliance: Piloting the Micronutrient Fortification Index in Nigeria

2022 Abstract Sustaining large-scale and good-quality food fortification requires strategies that incentivize food processors to invest in andconsistently meet national food fortification standards where they exist. A standardized Micronutrient Fortification Index (MFI)piloted in Nigeria has provided a ranking of fortified branded products for each participating company, based on a scoreaggregating the effectiveness and efficiency of …

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Checklist of Key Items to Include in Fortification Legislation, Standards, and Monitoring Documents

2018 Review your national fortification documentation and note in the column at right whether it contains the key item. If the item is weak or missing, see sample language to use. Source: Marks KJ, Luthringer CL, Ruth LJ, et al. Review of grain fortification legislation, standards, and monitoring documents. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2018;6(2). https://doi.org/10.9745/GHSP-D-17-00427

Exploring the Use of the WHO Micronutrients Database to Identify Pre-and Post-Fortification Biomarker Data for Countries with Mandatory Grain Fortification

July 2023 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY One way to assess if mandatory grain (wheat flour, maize flour, rice) fortification is effective is to compare biomarkers of nutritional status in a subset of the population before and after fortification starts. WHO has a Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS) which collates micronutrient biomarker data available for multiple …

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Food fortification: An effective and safe way to fight micronutrient malnutrition and its consequences

Why fortify staple foods? Vitamin and mineral deficiencies affect around 2 billion people worldwide and have been identified as a global health issue in many low- and middle-income countries. Micronutrients (often referred to as vitamins and minerals) are essential for the body to function. Deficiency of micronutrients can be linked to anemia, adverse birth outcomes, …

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Food fortification Frequently asked questions

Food fortification – adding vitamins and minerals to commonly eaten foods – is an effective way of addressing micronutrient deficiencies. Successful implementation of fortification requires food technologists, nutritionists, policymakers, and other stakeholders to know what micronutrients are, what they are for, and what they are not. However, myths and misunderstandings about the safety and effectiveness …

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DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL OF RICE FORTIFICATION IN INDONESIA

Fortifikasi beras di Indonesia masih dalam tahap pengembangan. Dari FGD yang dilakukan dalam rangkaian kegiatan FGD Penguatan Peran Stakeholder Swasta dalam Penerapan Wajib Fortifikasi Pangan di Indonesia pada tanggal 13-14 November 2023 di Harris Hotel Tebet, tersirat bahwa fortifikasi beras mendapat dukungan dari berbagai pihak. pihak, meskipun hal ini belum bersifat wajib. Meskipun belum ada …

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FGD PENGUATAN KOORDINASI PENETAPAN DAN IMPLEMENTASI PERATURAN WAJIB FORTIFIKASI PANGAN DI INDONESIA

6 Desember 2023 | Hotel Avenzel FGD dilaksanakan pada tanggal 6 Desember 2023, di Avenzel Hotel & Convention Cibubur, yang merupakan kelanjutan dari FGD sebelumnya pada tanggal 13-14 November 2023. Rapat tersebut dihadiri oleh perwakilan Kementerian/Lembaga terkait dan pelaku usaha, bertujuan untuk memperkuat koordinasi mengenai berbagai peraturan mengenai fortifikasi pangan wajib dan pelaksanaannya untuk kinerja …

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TRANSFORMATION OF BULK COOKING OIL INTO PACKAGED OIL: COST IS NOT AN ISSUE, COOKING OIL INDUSTRY NEEDS GOVERNMENT REGULATION TO BE CONSISTENT

Fortifikasi minyak goreng telah dirintis sejak tahun 2008. Namun, implementasinya sampai saat ini belum dapat mencakup 100% minyak goreng yang beredar. Prof. Drajat Martianto, membuka diskusi FGD Fortifikasi Pangan Wajib pada November-Desember 2023 lalu, dengan menyampaikan fakta bahwa baru 30% minyak goreng yang beredar difortifikasi yaitu minyak goreng kemasan, selebihnya 70% yang beredar merupakan minyak …

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WFP STUDY ON IRON RICE FORTIFICATION CAPACITIES, SUPPLY CHAIN, AND CAMPAIGNINITIATIVES IN THE PHILIPPINES

June 2022 Executive Summary Introduction. The Philippines has been implementing mandatory rice fortification with iron with the passage of Republic Act (RA) 8976 or the Philippine Food Fortification Act on 7 November 2000 with full implementation in 2004. In 2005, the Food for School Program (FSP) of the Accelerated Hunger Mitigation Program used iron fortified …

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